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Natural charcoal sketch of the H alpha sun, April 6th


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Dear all,

today after work I enjoyed the sunny afternoon on our terrace with the Lunt H alpha telescope. Here's the sketch with natural charcoal of our pretty calm home star.


Telescope: Lunt LS 50 THa B600 PT
Eyepiece: Celestron X-cel 10mm
Date & Time: April 6th, 1530-1615 CEST
Location: home terrace, Dusseldorf region, Germany
Technique: natural vine charcoal on white Hahnemühle Ingres mould-made pastel paper
Size: 24x31cm 

Clear and sunny skies!


Edited by acr_astro
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Hello Mike, Hello Andrew,

thanks for your great feedback!

@Mike: I have adjusted the white balance. Now it should be more a black sun. I mean it will end up in black carbon some day ;)

But so far: Clear and sunny skies!


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